Jharkhand 2019

Jharkhand Assembly elections | Cong always avoided taking tough decisions, says Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi shakes hands with Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das during an election rally in Dhanbad on December 12, 2019.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi shakes hands with Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das during an election rally in Dhanbad on December 12, 2019.   | Photo Credit: PTI

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“The Congress had deliberately kept the Ram Janmabhoomi dispute hanging for decades. Matters of national interest are secondary for them."

In a blistering attack on the Congress, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said the party had always avoided taking decisions on matters of national interest.

 

Addressing a poll rally in Dhanbad, Mr. Modi asserted that he never cared about vote-bank politics, but have always believed in working for the welfare of people.

“The Congress had deliberately kept the Ram Janmabhoomi dispute hanging for decades. Matters of national interest are secondary for them.

“They had also kept the issue of Jharkhand’s creation pending for five decades. It was the Atal Bihari Vajpayee-led government that created Jharkhand,” he asserted.

Listing the achievements of the BJP-led government at the Centre and the state, he said the Jal-jeevan mission, launched earlier this year, will end the water crisis, “faced by our mothers and sisters”.

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Printable version | Jan 25, 2020 7:53:15 PM | https://www.thehindu.com/elections/jharkhand/prime-minister-narendra-modi-addresses-election-rally-in-dhanbad-jharkhand/article30284560.ece

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